Algerian Couscous

algerian couscous

 

About this recipe

Algeria is located in along the Mediterranean Sea and as such, the cuisine is greatly influence by those of it’s neighboring European countries across the sea.  They are quite proud of their couscous.  In the US we think of couscous as an accompanying side dish, but here it becomes a one-dish meal encompassing many food groups. Continue reading

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Afghan Meat Filled Pasta (Mantou)

mantou

This is a recipe for Mantou, which is a meat-filled pastry or dumpling.  I think every culture has some sort of meat pie. My husband wanted it because he has an old friend from Uzbekistan who made the best Mantou. I tried to explain that we were trying Afghan food. Luckily, I found this Afghan recipe for Mantou. Continue reading